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Smashing Magazine | Web Design & Development

  You've seen this happen a thousand times. An organization struggles with a high level of internal enthusiasm and creative chaos that team leaders don't know how to handle any more. To brin

  You resize the browser and a smile creeps over your face. You’re happy: You think you are now mobile-friendly, that you have achieved your goals for the website. Let me be a bit forward

  If you have to design an interface it's almost obvious to think to begin the process by drawing. But is this the best way? I once casually started by writing an imagined human-computer con

  Experiments and side projects are wonderful ways to challenge yourself and explore areas that you wouldn't usually consider exploring. That's what Smashing Mystery Riddles are for us: litt

  Fireworks is an excellent UI design tool; however, Adobe decided to feature-freeze it back in 2013 and (at the same time) did not offer any replacement tool to its users. Nevertheless, sin

456 Berea St. | Web Standards

Most web developers currently use vendor prefixes in CSS to enable certain features in some browsers. That’s fine, but sometimes I see code examples and prefix-adding tools that go a bit overboard w

In a couple of recent projects I’ve faced designs where the main navigation bar gave me more trouble than usual. These are the prerequisites that make the problem tricky to solve: The navbar is

Over six years ago I wrote a short post about preventing HTML tables from becoming too wide. The solutions I offered in that post involve using table-layout:fixed to lock down the width of tables. Whi

When trying to force an element to always extend to the height of its parent I ran into some peculiar browser behaviour that I thought was worth mentioning. Here’s the situation: The parent eleme

Allowing images to scale along with their container is an important part of responsive web design (and was so even before the term “responsive web design” existed). It’s really quite easy – al

W3C | Web Standards

The First Public Working Draft of Developers’ Guide to Features of Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools was published today by the Evaluation and Repair Tools Working Group (ERT WG). The document

The Web Application Security Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of Mixed Content. This specification details how user agents can mitigate risks to security and privacy by limitin

The HTML Working Group invites implementation of the Candidate Recommendation of Polyglot Markup: A robust profile of the HTML5 vocabulary. It is sometimes valuable to be able to serve HTML5 documents

The Internationalization Working Group has published a Working Draft of Character Model for the World Wide Web: String Matching and Searching. This document builds upon on Character Model for the Worl

The HTML Working Group has published a Last Call Working Draft of W3C DOM4. DOM defines a platform-neutral model for events and node trees. Comments are welcome through 31 July 2014. Learn more about

CMS Wire | Content Management

Facebook’s total revenue grew to more than $2.9 billion and advertising revenue climbed 67 percent from a year ago, its CEO said in a earnings conference call last night. And for its growt

Customers have as many paths to interact with your brand as you have fingers on your hands. So what can businesses do to provide a seamless experience no matter what channel they’re on —

The term “channel” in a retail context has as many meanings as the disparate paths between merchant and consumer. As the variety of channels continues to grow — online, offline, mobi

Last week’s successful IPO from Emeryville, Calif.-based TubeMogul, provider of a digital video ad platform, shined the spotlight back on other players in the sector, including Redwood Cit

The mobile enterprise has some roadblocks standing in the way from moving from an ideal to a reality. I recently wrote about how a lack of enterprise mobile apps will prolong the realization of the an

Search Engine Watch | SEO

A new report by Shop.org and Forrester show paid search as being the most heavily invested in by retailers, and the most effective channel for customer acquisition. The study also showed display adver

There's a lot to consider when you decide to redesign your website – it must provide a good user experience, be mobile-friendly, and not lose rankings. But there are also five important content ques

Effective listing management trumps all other local SEO efforts. It has been and continues to be the required foundation for a successful local SEO program. Consider these four major factors when crea

Using this powerful filter you can isolate the categories you're interested in, explore the source links to see the news coverage in editorial context, and identify specific journalists to see what ty

If you understand what your customers are saying, what they need, and how they want to get it, you can craft the right content that meets their needs. Here's how social listening can help you optimize

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